Gmail Android App

Google’s Gmail app for Android was just updated – here’s everything that’s new

By on May 14, 2015 at 1:04 PM.

Google’s Gmail app for Android was just updated – here’s everything that’s new

It’s easy to forget just how much we rely on Gmail. Perhaps that’s part of the beauty of Google’s free email service – it’s a part of our lives now, so much so that we don’t even remember what a mess email services were before Gmail came along and flipped the industry on its head.

As great as Gmail is, Google is always working on improving the service and adding new features, both online and to its mobile apps. To that end, the company just released an update to its Android app that users can begin enjoying immediately. More →

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Best Gmail Features Tips And Tricks

10 terrific Gmail features that are hidden in plain sight

By on May 13, 2015 at 10:41 AM.

10 terrific Gmail features that are hidden in plain sight

If you’ve been using Gmail for a long time, you may think you know every tip and trick in the book. That said, there’s a whole set of incredibly cool Gmail features that you may not know about despite the fact that they’re hidden in plain sight. We’ve picked out the 10 best ones and listed to them below. More →

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Gmail GIFs Giphy Extension

It’s now easier than ever to send GIFs with Gmail

By on May 11, 2015 at 11:15 PM.

It’s now easier than ever to send GIFs with Gmail

I never thought of email as an impenetrable fortress until I started writing for a living. Email is both where a significant portion of my time is spent at work and also where I am forced to glance at dozens of pitches that have no relevance to BGR every day of the week. It can be a living hell, but last month, Giphy made Gmail just a touch brighter with a fantastic new extension. More →

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Gmail Tips And Tricks Undo Send

This awesome Gmail trick can save you from doing something you’ll regret forever

By on May 5, 2015 at 3:36 PM.

This awesome Gmail trick can save you from doing something you’ll regret forever

We’ve all written emails in the heat of the moment that we’ve regretted the minute we pressed “send.” The good news is that Gmail now has a feature that will let you quickly erase your hastily written hate mail with just one click. More →

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Google Gmail App Update

Google’s latest Gmail app update delivers a killer feature we’ve wanted for years

By on March 30, 2015 at 3:09 PM.

Google’s latest Gmail app update delivers a killer feature we’ve wanted for years

Your Gmail app is no longer just a Gmail app — it’s also a Yahoo and Outlook app too. Google on Monday revealed that its newest update to its Gmail app will let you view accounts from rival email services such as Yahoo and Outlook so you’ll be able to manage them all in one place without having to switch to different inboxes. More →

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Google Gmail Pony Express

Google may soon add a brilliant new feature to Gmail that’s unlike anything you’ve seen

By on March 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM.

Google may soon add a brilliant new feature to Gmail that’s unlike anything you’ve seen

As if the United States Postal Service wasn’t already in deep enough water with the countless online innovations making physical mail obsolete, Google’s new service could make paying your bills as easy as having a Gmail account.

Re/code reports that Google is working on a project called Pony Express that will allow users to view and pay their bills straight from their Gmail accounts, without having to visit those awful websites belonging to utility companies and other service providers. More →

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Email Tracking

Free Gmail plugin lets you see if your emails are being tracked before you open them

By on March 24, 2015 at 11:02 AM.

Free Gmail plugin lets you see if your emails are being tracked before you open them

Marketers are getting more and more crafty each day, constantly coming up with new ways to woo clients with tools they claim will increase their sales. This is obviously especially true online, where new software tools are constantly being developed with the goal of slapping companies’ messages in front of your eyeballs as quickly and efficiently as possible, and then monitoring the success of each campaign as closely as possible.

One particular tool marketers use all the time is email tracking, which helps companies measure how successful email campaigns are by automatically — and without your knowledge — tracking each time you open an email. This, of course, is a huge invasion of privacy. More →

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Gmail for iOS Update

Gmail for iOS was just updated – here are all the new features

By on March 5, 2015 at 5:35 PM.

Gmail for iOS was just updated – here are all the new features

We already caught you up on three of Google’s most important apps that received updates earlier today, but there’s one we missed. On Thursday, Google updated the Gmail app for iOS as well with a few features that regular users of the app will be excited to see. More →

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Worst Gmails Bugs Contacts

Watch out for an extremely annoying new Gmail bug

By on February 23, 2015 at 3:50 PM.

Watch out for an extremely annoying new Gmail bug

Be very careful when you’re using Gmail because a new bug could lead you to send your messages to the wrong recipients. Business Insider details that many Gmail users have been complaining recently that Google’s automatically generated contact suggestions have been bringing up people whom they infrequently contact. This means, for instance, that if your wife’s name is Jane and you type her first name into the contacts box, another Jane might pop up first instead. More →

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Google Inbox Invites and How To

Google explains how its email killer is changing your life

By on January 30, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

Google explains how its email killer is changing your life

Google on Thursday posted an infographic detailing the usage of its latest email-killing product, Inbox by Gmail, while simultaneously offering users the chance of getting free Inbox invites for a 24-hour period. More →

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Gmail Security Settings

How to protect your data by making Gmail as secure as possible

By on January 16, 2015 at 1:50 PM.

How to protect your data by making Gmail as secure as possible

Millions upon millions of people around the world rely on Gmail for their email needs, and Google’s free service is indeed one of the most feature-rich out there. For obvious reasons, Google encourages users to keep anything and everything they receive in Gmail using its archive system; the more emails you save for Google to refer to and analyze, the better the company’s advertising profile will be for you.

With all of that data from years worth of emails sitting in your Gmail account, it stands to reason that you’d want to ensure that all of those emails are as secure as possible. But what’s the best way to make sure all of those messages are safe and sound? More →

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Inbox by Gmail New Features

Google’s ’email killer’ Inbox just got even better

By on December 18, 2014 at 1:50 PM.

Google’s ’email killer’ Inbox just got even better

Google on Thursday announced some very cool new features for its Inbox app, which has been called an “email killer” by several pundits. On its Gmail blog, the company detailed a new reminders feature that can sit atop the inbox in order to let users easily save and access “to-dos” for later. More than 20 pieces of information, dubbed “assists” can then further help with reminders, with Inbox also able to combine assists and learn from past experiences. More →

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Gmail Google Drive and Security Features

This terrific new Gmail feature will help protect your private data

By on December 17, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

This terrific new Gmail feature will help protect your private data

Gmail, one of the most popular email services around, has received a couple of interesting new features that power users will certainly appreciate. Google announced on the official Gmail blog that its email services has just been upgraded, when it comes to security, revealing on its Google+ Gmail channel a handy new Google Drive feature for Gmail. More →

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